Category:Madness Tropes

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Praying to yourself, my Lord? That's not a good sign. Or perhaps it is. Prince of Madness, and all that.
Haskil, Shivering Isles

Any tropes involving madness or insanity. Except those dealing with Hollywood Psych.

These can run the gamut from the weird but generally happy chaos that inhabits the Cloudcuckoolander's mind to the darkest corners of a person's shattered psyche.

  • A God Am I
  • Ax Crazy
  • Becoming the Mask
  • Black and White Insanity
  • Cabin Fever
  • Caligula's Horse
  • Crazy Prepared
  • Crazy Sane
  • Damaged Soul
  • Fighting From the Inside
  • Freak-Out
  • Freudian Excuse
  • Funny Schizophrenia
  • G-Rated Mental Illness
  • Heroic BSOD
  • Heroic Safe Mode
  • Humanity Is Insane
  • I Reject Your Reality
  • Interacting with Shadow
  • Lunacy
  • Lunatic Loophole
  • Mad Love
  • The Madness Place
  • Mind Control Conspiracy
  • Napoleon Delusion
  • Neat Freak
  • Ocean Madness
  • Post-Historical Trauma
  • Science-Related Memetic Disorder
  • Secret Identity Identity
  • Single-Issue Psychology
  • Space Madness
  • Split Personality
  • Sticky Fingers
  • Super OCD
  • Thoroughly Mistaken Identity
  • Through the Eyes of Madness
  • Trauma-Induced Amnesia
  • Trigger Happy
  • Villainous Breakdown
  • Windmill Political
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes? (Phobia supertrope)
  • Wrong Genre Savvy (Thinking you're in a sci fi or fantasy story and acting accordingly definitely counts as this when you're in a gritty drama)

  • Angst Coma
  • Apocalyptic Log
  • Axe Before Entering
  • Black Bug Room
  • Broken Smile
  • Chewbacca Defense
  • Companion Cube
  • Consulting Mister Puppet (sometimes)
  • Crazy Consumption
  • Crazy Memory
  • Creepy Cleanliness
  • Creepy Monotone
  • Dissonant Serenity
  • Dumb Struck
  • Full-Frontal Assault
  • Hallucinations
  • Happy Place
  • Hearing Voices
  • Hidden Eyes
  • Horror Struck
  • House of Broken Mirrors
  • Idiosyncrazy
  • Imaginary Friend (outside of childhood, that is)
  • Insane Equals Violent
  • Insane Troll Logic
  • Insanity Defense
  • Insanity Immunity
  • Laughing Mad
  • Limp and Livid
  • Lyrical Dissonance is full of crazy.
  • Mad Eye
  • Madness Makeover
  • Madness Mantra
  • Madness Montage
  • Mood Swinger
  • Murder Is the Best Solution
  • Obfuscating Insanity
  • Power Born of Madness
  • Room Full of Crazy
  • Sanity Has Advantages
  • Sanity Slippage
  • Sanity Strengthening
  • Slasher Smile
  • Stalker Shrine
  • Inner Dialogue
  • Tears of Fear
  • Terrible Ticking
  • Troubled Fetal Position
  • Unstoppable Rage
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity
  • You're Insane!

  • They said it was impossible to create an index covering all the insanity tropes! They said it couldn't be done! They Called Me Mad! WELL WHO'S MAD NOW?! MWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!


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